Quiz Me! - People: World War II Test your knowledge about people in the World War II era. 1 / 10 This individual commanded the Third Army at the Battle of the Bulge. He ultimately ordered his forces to turn around to relieve American troops who had been surrounded by German forces. Franklin D. Roosevelt George Patton Dwight D. Eisenhower Douglas MacArthur 2 / 10 Due to his knowledge of submarines, Chester Nimitz was a leading Naval authority. Which of the following is also associated with Nimitz? He represented the United States when Japan surrendered He graduated with top honors from West Point He eventually became President of the United States He was instrumental in the success of the Berlin Airlift 3 / 10 As the thirty-fourth President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower established which of the following? North American Free Trade Agreement Social Security United Nations Interstate Highway System 4 / 10 President Franklin D. Roosevelt tried to keep the United States from entering World War II by implementing which of the following? A Good Neighbor policy A New Deal with the Axis powers Negotiating directly with Adolf Hitler Expanding the rights of Japanese Americans 5 / 10 This group was instrumental in keeping United States military communication safe from the Japanese in World War II The Flying Tigers The Yellowjackets The Navajo Code Talkers The Tuskegee Airmen 6 / 10 This person once said, “You get more joy out of giving to others, and should put a good deal of thought into the happiness you are able to give.” Oprah Winfrey Phyllis Schlafly Rosa Parks Eleanor Roosevelt 7 / 10 This person commanded the Pacific Fleet during World War II Norman Schwarzkopf Chester Nimitz George Patton Walton Walker 8 / 10 The accomplishments of the Tuskegee Airmen helped prompt President Harry S. Truman to Establish the United States Air Force Organize specific divisions of military forces based upon race Name the Tuskegee Army Airfield in honor of this group Desegregate the U.S. armed forces 9 / 10 For his bravery as a First Lieutenant in World War II, Vernon Baker was awarded all of the following except: The Medal of Honor The Distinguished Flying Cross The Purple Heart The Distinguished Service Cross 10 / 10 The Tuskegee Airmen was a highly decorated group of World War II aviators. They Were comprised of Navajo American Indians Were a group of racially diverse U.S. military officers Faced systemic racism within the U.S. military Were treated as heroes both home and abroad Your score is Try another 10!